Sensitizing Fingers


A tray with a wide-mouthed small thermos/jar filled with warm water; a small bowl; a supply of terry cloths; a tray

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  • To sensitize the fingertips
  • Invite the child to the presentation. 
  • Wash your hands with the child.
  • “We are going to clean off our finger tips.”
  • Open the thermos/jar and pour water into the bowl. 
  • Dip your fingertips in the water. 
  • Scrub your fingertips with the rag. 
  • Place your other hand in the water, and scrub your fingertips with the rag.
  • Tidy up.